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SIX SILKSCREEN PRINTS for POEMS

SIX SILKSCREEN PRINTS for POEMS

by JONES, Lois Mailou (SENGHOR, Leopold Sedar )

(New York): (Limited Editions Club), (1996). First Edition. Original Art. Fine in a Fine clamshell box. Lois Mailou Jones. Large folio (16-3/4" x 20-3/4") consisting of 6 silkscreen prints by Lois Mailou Jones and the title and colophon pages loosely laid into a full purple linen clamshell box with the artist's name lettered in gilt on the front cover. Each dramatic silkscreen has been numbered and SIGNED by the artist and printed by Alexander Heinrici at Studio Heinrici. This set is #34 of only 60... Read more
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$8,125.00
ORIGINAL NEWSPAPER ART Regarding the Famous Fight Between Lewis and Dreiser

ORIGINAL NEWSPAPER ART Regarding the Famous Fight Between Lewis and Dreiser

by [LEWIS, Sinclair and DREISER, Theodore]

Original Art. Smudging in margins. Near Fine. A 9-1/4" x 7" piece of mock-up art used for a newspaper illustration with a photo of Lewis with the caption "HE WHO GOT SLAPPED" and a photo of Dreiser with the caption "PUNCH IS MIGHTIER THAN PEN," along with drawings of men preparing to fight. On the verso is an actual newspaper clipping that used the art with an ink stamp stating "Received Examiner Reference Library Mar 21 1931." Perhaps the most famous literary fight of the 20th century occurred at a... Read more
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$625.00
Suzanne et le Pacifique. Robe de Bains de mer, en ""chevrons laine"" de Rodier (pl.42, La Gazette du Bon ton, 1922 n°6)

Suzanne et le Pacifique. Robe de Bains de mer, en ""chevrons laine"" de Rodier (pl.42, La Gazette du Bon ton, 1922 n°6)

by (RODIER ) SIMEON Fernand

Paris: Lucien Vogel éditeur, 1922. Fine. Lucien Vogel éditeur, Paris 1922, 18x24cm, une feuille. - Estampe originale en couleur, tirée sur papier vergé, non-signée. La Gazette du bon ton, l'une des plus belles et des plus influentes revues de mode du XXème siècle, célébrant le talent des créateurs et des artistes français en plein essor de l'art déco. Célèbre revue de mode fondée en 1912 par Lucien Vogel, La Gazette du bon ton a paru jusqu'en 1925 avec une interruption... Read more
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€92.00
[Seniors in the Nursery]

[Seniors in the Nursery]

by HOFFNUNG, Gerard; HOFFNUNG, Gerard

: , 1950. A Spectacular Original Pen, Ink and Watercolor Drawing by Gerard Hoffnung HOFFNUNG, Gerard. [Seniors in the Nursery]. Undated [ca. 1950s]. Original pen, ink and watercolor. Signed in ink at top right-hand corner. Image size 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches (164 x 164 mm) on 7 7/8 x 7 3/8 inches (200 x 188 mm) art board. A crowd of senior citizens in their second childhood run amok in a nursery-playroom, reminiscent of the gaggle of philharmonic musicians out of control in the 1955 classic animated... Read more
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$18,500.00
1930s Scrapbook - Original Drawings & Love Letters

1930s Scrapbook - Original Drawings & Love Letters

by Pen-Pals 'Court & Spark'

Scrapbook. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1930s. [original art] --Album of Original Art & Love Letters-- by ARTIE WHITE of British Columbia. 1930s SCRAPBOOK tells the story of a long-distance courtship carried on by mail....ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWINGS, LOVE LETTERS & POEMS....Love-besotted Artie White of Kitchener, B.C. (pop. 200) falls in a big way for Irma Higgins of Kearney, NE (pop.1,500). Artie sends mail to Irma with his fine pencil drawings and letters filled with hope, desire, and occasional humor. One... Read more
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$600.00
Untitled, Antique Chinese Painting On Paper, Mounted, In Antique Gilt Frame

Untitled, Antique Chinese Painting On Paper, Mounted, In Antique Gilt Frame

by (From Estates Of Pasquale Napolitano And, Probably, Herman Sachs]

China Circa 1920????, 1920. Original Oil Painting . Framed. Very Good. 8" X 3 5/8" Painting, Heavily Gilt, On Paper, Mounted, In Antique Gilt Frame Under Glass. From The Collection Of Pasquale Napolitano, Probably From The Collection Of Herman Sachs.
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$360.00
Memoirs of the Most Material Transactions in England, for the Last Hundred Years, Preceding the Revolution in 1688. The Second Edition Edition Corrected.

Memoirs of the Most Material Transactions in England, for the Last Hundred Years, Preceding the Revolution in 1688. The Second Edition Edition Corrected.

by Welwood, James

Good +. London, printed for Tim Godwin, 1700. Extra-illustrated with 52 engraved portraits, laid in to size. Signed by Earl Pembroke numerous times. Tall octavo (20 cm x 12 cm x 4 cm), 405 pages, 51 engraved portraits and illustrations with a frontispiece of King William III. Collation: A8, B-U8, X-Z8, Aa-Cc8, Dd4, (Dd3 verso and Dd4 verso advertisements). Front cover probably original paneled calf, back cover replaced with gold-ruled brown calf. Rebacked in darker brown calf, with a recent gilt label.... Read more
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$3,000.00
Silhouettes Militaires.  De la Révolution et du 1er Empire

Silhouettes Militaires. De la Révolution et du 1er Empire

by Brisquet

NA. Very Good. An magnificent collection of 20 military costume mixed media oil paintings that were once part of a major French collection of militariana. N.d., 1830 to 1860 -- these were nostalgic portraits created during the reigns of Louis Philippe and Louis Napoleon (Napoleon III). Brisquet, the artist, apparently was set-up on the esplanade by les Invalides, certainly a logical place for a creator of military-related bric-a-brac to set up shop, so to speak, and seek to sell his wares. A variety... Read more
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$6,000.00
La Fiesta Brava

La Fiesta Brava

by CONRAD, Barnaby

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. hardcover. very good. Conrad, Barnaby. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 184 pages, tall 8vo, black cloth (light wear; inscription on the half-title page in another hand). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1953. Very good condition.<br/><br/> A history of bullfighting by the American author, artist, nightclub owner, and one-time vice consul to Spain. Boldly signed on the half-title page, opposite a striking ball-point sketch of a matador's head and... Read more
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$200.00
Still Life With Pumpkins

Still Life With Pumpkins

by CUMMINGS, E.E

Oil on canvasboard. 16" x 12". No date. No Binding.
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$6,500.00
Figure Sketch

Figure Sketch

by CUMMINGS, E.E

Tempera on cardboard. 8" x 17". No date. No Binding.
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$6,500.00
African-American Young Woman

African-American Young Woman

by Van Der Zee, James

Soft cover. Fine. Post card size photograph, measures 15 cm x 10.5cm, attractive young woman in stiff card stock border, bearing Van Der Zee style: she is dressed in late Victorian costume, sits in elaborate carved chair, playful finger to chin, smile, photographer's name James, 555 Eighth Avenue appears at lower right corner, fine condition, rare. This is not the Lenox address he used and so adds another dimension to his biography.
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$2,445.51
THE OFFICE; [BOOK & ORIGINAL PAINTING]

THE OFFICE; [BOOK & ORIGINAL PAINTING]

by Brown, Fredric. Philip Jose Farmer, introduction

(Tucson, AZ: Dennis McMillan Publications), (1987.). Joe Servello. Original uncut version, first edition thus. One of 450 numbered copies SIGNED BY PHILIP JOSE FARMER, who wrote the foreword for this edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. TOGETHER WITH THE ORIGINAL, SIGNED PAINTING BY JOE SERVELLO used for the dust jacket art. Double matted and framed, 28 x 16" overall; in fine condition. Letter of provenance for the painting from publisher Dennis McMillan laid in the book (top corner clipped, otherwise... Read more
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$2,500.00
SAMEN MET DE ANDERE DIEREN. TEN ETCHINGS FROM THE NIEUWE ZON

SAMEN MET DE ANDERE DIEREN. TEN ETCHINGS FROM THE NIEUWE ZON

by CHANDLER, Bruce & DAVIS, Steve

(Kasterlee, Belgium): The Heron Press, 1977. First Edition. Original Art. Fine in cloth folder and clamshell box as issued. Bruce Chandler and Steve Davis. Twelve 7-3/8" x 10" individual sheets consisting of the title and colophon pages as well as 10 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS. Each artist is represented by 5 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS titled and initialed by the artist and printed at the Frans Masereel Centrum. This is copy #6 of only 20 copies produced and is SIGNED by both artists at the limitation leaf. A rare... Read more
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$1,250.00
PICTURE BOOK and PICTURE BOOK II

PICTURE BOOK and PICTURE BOOK II

by (CHARLOT, Jean) CLAUDEL, Paul

New York and Los Angeles: John Becker and Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, 1933 and 1973. First Edition. wraps. The first is Fine in a close to Fine and scarce dustwrapper. The second is Fine in a Fine slipcase. Both are housed together in a Fine custom red silk cloth clamshell box with a gilt-lettered morocco spine label. Jean Charlot. Two quarto (8-3/4" x 11") volumes, the first in printed wrappers and the second in illustrated wrappers housed in a slipcase, as issued. Translated into English by Elise Cavanna.... Read more
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$4,375.00
TWELVE PRINTS BY CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ARTISTS

TWELVE PRINTS BY CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ARTISTS

by KENT, Rockwell; SLOAN, John; et. al

New York: . E. Weyhe, 1919. First Edition. Softcover. Rockwell Kent. Folio (14" x 19") in printed wraps with the 12 prints and 2 pages of text laid in, the limitation page at the inside front cover and the Table of Contents at the inside rear. Edited by Carl Zigrosser, designed by Bruce Rogers, and printed by Edwin Rudge on watermarked Japan paper. Of a total edition of 115 copies, with 15 reserved for the artists and collaborators, this is #10 of 100. The 12 prints are of varying sizes, each SIGNED by... Read more
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$12,500.00
THE MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASANOVA (THE MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASA NOVA): A complete set of the 16 ORIGINAL WATERCOLORS and the 17 LINE DRAWINGS for the book

THE MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASANOVA (THE MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASA NOVA): A complete set of the 16 ORIGINAL WATERCOLORS and the 17 LINE DRAWINGS for the book

by CASANOVA, Jacques (Rene Ben SUSSAN)

[Haarlem, Holland]: [Limited Editions Club], [1972]. Original Art. Fine. Rene Ben Sussan. The complete publisher's archive of 16 ORIGINAL watercolors, some mildly erotic in theme, and 17 ORIGINAL line drawings by Rene Ben Sussan used for the book. The watercolors are 5" x 8" on 7-3/4" x 11-1/4" paper with the line drawings on smaller, various sized sheets. All are lettered in the upper corner in red ink with pencil annotations below the image. Housed in a paper folder from the publisher. Accompanied by... Read more
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$6,250.00
Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes and views, mostly rendered with color pencils

Sketchbook with 45 scenes, mostly landscapes and views, mostly rendered with color pencils

by Atkinson, J. Clayton

Cloth Binder. Very Good. Lovely country landscapes, panaromas and cottages drawn by a sure hand with a real Impressionistic panache. N.d., circa 1900, based on the kind of album binder used. 4to. 27 by 19 cm. Most of the illustrations are done directly on the paper in the album, with some loose or attached via slits in the backing paper. And the vast majority are most of the page or one to a page, with a few pages with two illustrations. Place captions or short titles abound, although they are... Read more
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$500.00
SIGNED LITHOGRAPH: WINDY HILL

SIGNED LITHOGRAPH: WINDY HILL

by SMITH, Lawrence Beall

[New York]: [Associated American Artists], [1940]. First Edition. Print. Tape along very edges on the verso. A dark impression, Near Fine. Lawrence Beall Smith. Attractive Lithograph (14-3/8" x 11-1/2"; Image size 12-1/2" x 9-1/2") SIGNED in pencil at the lower right. Also seen titled as FLYING KITES. Apparently issued in an edition of 250 by the Associated American Artists (AAA).
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$312.50
Three Overlapping Heads in Profile [Original Etching By Wenceslas Hollar]

Three Overlapping Heads in Profile [Original Etching By Wenceslas Hollar]

by Hollar, Wenceslas

1645. Original Etching . Single Sheet. Very Good. Image 9.3 X 5.8 Cm., With 2 Mm Margins Origjnal Engraving By Hollar. A Very Charming Study Of Three Very Young Children: Angelic, Thoughtful, And Scheming, With Unusual Character Development For The Artist. See Descriptive Catalogue Of The Work Of Wenceslas Hollar. A Very Fine Impression, Wide Margined [2 Cm+], In Very Fine Condition.Part Of A Large Collection Of Original Antique Engravings Formed By A Southern California Artist In The Early To Middle... Read more
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$650.00
ORIGINAL SIGNED COLOR DRAWING: COAL MINER JACK

ORIGINAL SIGNED COLOR DRAWING: COAL MINER JACK

by SAVITSKY, Jack

[Lansford PA], 1991. First Edition. Drawing. Fine. Jack Savitsky. Original Drawing (9" x 12") with color pencils SIGNED, dated, and titled by the artist. On the verso is the artist's handwritten description in pencil of the drawing as well as a brief biography: "Jack Savitsky worked 40 years, IN THE coal mines never took a ART lesson." In 1959 Savitsky contracted Black Lung disease and began drawing, something he enjoyed doing as a youth. One of the great self-taught artists in the modern era, Savitsky... Read more
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$312.50
(Science Fiction Art) Original Ink Drawing Of Indians And Crashing Meteor/Spacecraft, For Science Fiction Pulp Magazine

(Science Fiction Art) Original Ink Drawing Of Indians And Crashing Meteor/Spacecraft, For Science Fiction Pulp Magazine

(Circa 1951?), 1951. Original Artwork . No Binding. Very Good. 4 1/2" x 12 1/2. Original Pen And Ink Drawing Used For An Illustration, But Publication Information Not Available.
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$450.00
SIX ETCHINGS for EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE

SIX ETCHINGS for EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE

by ANDREWS, Benny [O'CONNOR, Flannery]

(New York): (Limited Editions Club), (2005). First Edition. Original Art. Fine in a Fine velvet-lined red cloth clamshell box with a gilt-lettered leather label on the front. Benny Andrews. Folio (19-1/2" x 25-1/2") consisting of 6 color etchings and 2 letterpress text pages: a title page and a colophon page. There were 300 copies of O'Connor's book illustrated by Benny Andrews and published by the Limited Editions Club but only 75 copies of the portfolio of numbered and SIGNED color etchings printed... Read more
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$5,625.00
The Palais Royal - Gallery&#39;s Walk / Promenade De La Gallerie Du Palais Royal [Original Color Engraving Debucourt, Louis-Philibert [1755-1832]]

The Palais Royal - Gallery's Walk / Promenade De La Gallerie Du Palais Royal [Original Color Engraving Debucourt, Louis-Philibert [1755-1832]]

by Debucourt, Louis-Philibert [1755-1832]

Paris, 1787. Early Printing . Single Sheet. Very Good. 25 1/2" x 18. Color Engraving. Laid Paper. Printed In Color, Not With Later Coloring. Complete With Full Margins, As Issued, With Title In English And French Below The Image, Which Is Approximately 21" X 11". This State Of The Plates Has The Third Large Female Figure From The Left In A Grey Dress With A Pink Waist. Philibert-Louis Debucourt, (1755 - 1832) Was A French Painter And Engraver. Debucourt Was Born In Paris In 1755, And... Read more
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$2,250.00
Bouquet In White Vase

Bouquet In White Vase

by CUMMINGS, E.E

1947-09-25. Oil on canvas. 15" x 20". No Binding.
Item Price
$6,500.00